Fall 2013 – Events and Opportunities



Geoff Lawton is an internationally renowned permaculture designer, teacher and consultant who has worked in over 35 different countries. He has taught the design science of permaculture for government agencies, UN agencies, aid organisations, major development companies and private individuals.

He has also consulted for the US army corp of engineers on decommission army ammunition manufacturing plant as a re-design to an eco industrial park. Geoff has also directed and built Housing projects for the Kurds in Iraq after the war and rebuilt a whole village with 53 straw bale houses.

He also led the most widely known permaculture project in the world, “Greening the Desert” Watch the video below and come see his talk at UMass on September 3 – A ONE-TIME ONLY EVENT!


We hope to meet/see some of you on September 3pm, Campus Center Rm 165-169 at the event and check out our new and exciting permaculture classes and jobs/internship opportunities!

Greening the desert – Check it out here!

Onwards toward a Sustainable Campus and World!

-The UMass Permaculture Initiative




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